LVPL-FE15F3: Medieval farthing of Edward II.

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COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-FE15F3

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Silver farthing of Edward II, (1307-1327).

Obverse: EDWARD[VS REX]; crowned bust forward.

Reverse: [CI]VITAS LOND[ON]; long cross dividing legend, three pellets in each quarter.

Class 31, 1314-1317AD

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1314
Date to: Circa AD 1317

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.55 mm
Weight: 0.4 g
Diameter: 10.72 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st November 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Identified by: Ms Vanessa Oakden

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Farthing
Ruler/issuer: Edward II of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin Edwardian type 1279 - 1377
Type: Farthing: Edward II, not further defined
Obverse description: Crowned bust forward.
Obverse inscription: EDWARD[VS REX]
Reverse description: Long cross dividing legend, three pellets in each quarter.
Reverse inscription: [CI]VITAS LOND[ON]
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Shrewsbury area

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found while metal detecting
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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